Babraham Institute in the Media

Our communications activities aim to raise our public profile and promote broader awareness of the Babraham Institute and our research. Here we have collected some examples of where the Institute has featured in the media.

Peter Rugg-Gunn comments on ‘blastoid’ research in the Mail Online

The Mail Online reports on a new model similar to human blastocysts, with expert comment from Peter Rugg-Gunn.

17/03/2021

Wolk Reik talks about his career in epigenetics, from the beginning to today, on Epigenetics Podcast

The Epigenetics Podcast interviews Wolf Reik about his career in epigenetics.

24/11/2020

Could we and should we live forever? Wolf Reik talks to Tom Chivers about epigenetics

Wolf Reik explains the concept of the biological clock to science writer Tom Chivers for his article exploring mortality.

02/09/2020

Myriam Hemberger receives the 2019 March of Dimes Prize

Myriam Hemberger, a group leader in the Epigenetics programme at the Institute from 2004-2018, was awarded the 2019 March of Dimes Prize for her pioneering research on placental biology.

07/05/2019

Ageing research featured in the Cambridge Independent

Paul Brackley, editor of the Cambridge Independent, shared the Institute's recently published research on how a tiny nematode worm called C. elegans can help us learn more about the process of human ageing.

04/03/2019

Wolf Reik in the Cambridge Independent

Unravelling the epigenome, life's other set of instructions
Our genome may be the blueprint for our development, but it is only part of the story. Editor, Paul Brackley talks to Professor Wolf Reik, at the Babraham Institute, to find out the rest.

11/07/2018

Varga-Weisz study in the Metro

That gut feeling: Would you have a poo transplant to make you happy?

03/05/2018

Hemberger group collaboration in Science News

Though often forgotten, the placenta has a huge role in baby’s health

24/04/2018

Rachel Fellows on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Talking about gut bacteria with Jeremy Sallis on Lunchtime Live

17/01/2018

Varga-Weisz research in Medical News Today

How your gut bacteria may protect you from cancer

11/01/2018

Varga-Weisz study featured in New Atlas

New research reveals how gut bacteria can control our genes
 

11/01/2018

Varga-Weisz gut bacteria on Science Alert

Bacteria Living in Our Gut Are Hijacking And Controlling Our Genes

10/01/2018

Kelsey lab research on What is Epigenetics

Epigenetic Marks on Histones Keep Egg Cells Fresh
 

09/01/2018

Kelsey lab in Genetic Engineering News

Extra Epigenetic Packaging Keeps Egg Cells Fresh

03/01/2018

Hemberger lab in ALN Magazine

Womb Age is a Major Factor in Declining Fertility in Older Women

18/09/2017

Myriam Hemberger on DeutschlandFunk

Junges Glück in jungen Gebärmuttern (Young happiness in young uterus)

09/09/2017

Wolf Reik comments on epigenetics in the Scientist

Expert comment in 'Company Sells a “Biological Age” Kit'
 

02/08/2017

Michelle Linterman & Nicolas le Novere talk jobs with eLife Community

#ECRWednesday webinar on 'Refreshing approaches to researcher evaluation'

28/06/2017

Wolf Reik writes in The Conversation

How epigenetics may help us slow down the ageing clock

10/05/2017